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The Best essay Tutors in Walnut Creek, CA

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David M.
45/hour

Near Walnut Creek, CA

Experienced Writer and Editor with 6+ years of Teaching Experience

I possess a BA in English with a minor in Creative Writing from Cal State East Bay. I have been teaching the writing process to high school and college students for several years now and have an eye for detail in proofreading essays. I will use my experiences to help you polish your academic paper until it shines... read more

45/hour
4.9 (621)
2,017 hours tutoring
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I possess a BA in English with a minor in Creative Writing from Cal State East Bay. I have been teaching the writing process to high school and college students for several years now and have an eye for detail in proofreading essays. I will use my experiences to help you polish your academic paper until it shines... read more

Stephen S.
90/hour

Near Walnut Creek, CA

Reading and Writing Specialist: phonics, ESL, essays, and SATs

I specialize in one-on-one and small group tutoring to help students read and write more effectively, acquire and refine English or Spanish language skills, prepare for standardized tests, or understand and write about history and science. I am also a professional editor available to help you plan, draft, revise, and... read more

90/hour
5.0 (534)
1,531 hours tutoring
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I specialize in one-on-one and small group tutoring to help students read and write more effectively, acquire and refine English or Spanish language skills, prepare for standardized tests, or understand and write about history and science. I am also a professional editor available to help you plan, draft, revise, and... read more

Michael M.
70/hour

Near Walnut Creek, CA

Writing Tutor: Middle School, High School, College, Grad School, ESL

I will be happy to help you learn to write an ace college admissions essay, to persuade your teacher to empathize with Okonkwo or Macbeth, to explain the consequences of the cotton gin or the kinetics of the Moscow Conference, or to hold your readers’ attention until the last sentence of your story. But really,... read more

70/hour
1 hours tutoring
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I will be happy to help you learn to write an ace college admissions essay, to persuade your teacher to empathize with Okonkwo or Macbeth, to explain the consequences of the cotton gin or the kinetics of the Moscow Conference, or to hold your readers’ attention until the last sentence of your story. But really,... read more

Susannah W.
35/hour

Near Walnut Creek, CA

Improve Your Writing & Analysis Skills!

I have an in-depth knowledge of grammar, vocabulary and writing techniques: I use techniques practiced by the UC Berkeley English department for writing research essays, creative nonfiction or personal essays. I also teach how to analyze and interpret literature or poetry in ways that relate to real life.... read more

35/hour
4.8 (181)
506 hours tutoring
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I have an in-depth knowledge of grammar, vocabulary and writing techniques: I use techniques practiced by the UC Berkeley English department for writing research essays, creative nonfiction or personal essays. I also teach how to analyze and interpret literature or poetry in ways that relate to real life.... read more

Inessa L.
80/hour

Near Walnut Creek, CA

Compassionate and Dedicated Writing and Admissions Tutor

I currently work as a graduate student advisor at UC Berkeley's School of Information where I continue to pursue my passion for teaching by conducting a Writing Workshop for incoming Master's students. I teach the basics of critical reading, essay and paragraph structure, and citation. I also have... read more

80/hour
5.0 (1)
1 hours tutoring
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I currently work as a graduate student advisor at UC Berkeley's School of Information where I continue to pursue my passion for teaching by conducting a Writing Workshop for incoming Master's students. I teach the basics of critical reading, essay and paragraph structure, and citation. I also have... read more

Terra M.
18/hour

Near Walnut Creek, CA

Terra: Art Historian, Artist, & English editor

I have 5 years of extensive experience as an art historian, in rigorous research, criticism, theory, and historical writing. I also have some experience in studio/digital art & design. I primarily work in editing papers & essays, and providing homework or test prep help at the college... read more

18/hour
5.0 (16)
54 hours tutoring
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I have 5 years of extensive experience as an art historian, in rigorous research, criticism, theory, and historical writing. I also have some experience in studio/digital art & design. I primarily work in editing papers & essays, and providing homework or test prep help at the college... read more

Jeanie L.
150/hour

Near Walnut Creek, CA

Academic Tutor Extraordinaire

I teach writing all the time, and understand what colleges and universities are looking for in application essays. In addition, before I became a tutor, I worked as a copy editor for places like Dolby Laboratories--so I am very good at editing essays (for grammar, length, relevance, and more). In short, I... read more

150/hour
4.9 (254)
903 hours tutoring
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I teach writing all the time, and understand what colleges and universities are looking for in application essays. In addition, before I became a tutor, I worked as a copy editor for places like Dolby Laboratories--so I am very good at editing essays (for grammar, length, relevance, and more). In short, I... read more

Kenneth O.
45/hour

Near Walnut Creek, CA

PhD Candidate in English with Half a Decade of Tutoring Experience

I teach writing and literature classes at Harvard and Northeastern University, and tutor graduates, undergraduates, and high schoolers as well. Prior to my graduate studies, I scored a perfect 800 on the SAT Writing, and in the 98th percentile on the GRE. I have extensive experience working through essays with... read more

45/hour
4.9 (37)
68 hours tutoring
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I teach writing and literature classes at Harvard and Northeastern University, and tutor graduates, undergraduates, and high schoolers as well. Prior to my graduate studies, I scored a perfect 800 on the SAT Writing, and in the 98th percentile on the GRE. I have extensive experience working through essays with... read more

Joe A.
60/hour

Near Walnut Creek, CA

Patient Tutor, K-12 and Undergrad, Multi Subject

Many people struggle in this area, even if they are extremely successful in others (some STEM majors, for instance). Even students who are already skilled writers can benefit from tutoring, whether they want to focus on specific essays or develop their general expertise. My emphasis as a tutor is on improving the... read more

60/hour
5.0 (2)
17 hours tutoring
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Many people struggle in this area, even if they are extremely successful in others (some STEM majors, for instance). Even students who are already skilled writers can benefit from tutoring, whether they want to focus on specific essays or develop their general expertise. My emphasis as a tutor is on improving the... read more

Randy B.
150/hour

Near Walnut Creek, CA

99%ile New SAT Scorer, Perfect ACT 36, 10+ Years Tutoring Experience

Which words need to match, what rules to understand, knowing relationships are the basis for a strong Writing score. 2) For the essay, one must know construct an argument with strong evidence in a 25 minute period. We will learn how to create a strong thesis, make an effective outline, & finally writing an... read more

150/hour
5.0 (613)
2,426 hours tutoring
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Which words need to match, what rules to understand, knowing relationships are the basis for a strong Writing score. 2) For the essay, one must know construct an argument with strong evidence in a 25 minute period. We will learn how to create a strong thesis, make an effective outline, & finally writing an... read more

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